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Lucerne

Area of Lucerne 1,493.5 km²
Population 394,266
Male Population 195,243 (49.5%)
Female Population 199,022 (50.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +28.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +14.5%
Median Age 40.5 years old
Male Median Age 39.7 years old
Female Median Age 41.3 years old
Timezone Central European Summer Time

Lucerne Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 307,873 322,466 344,476 394,266
Population Density 206.1 / km² 215.9 / km² 230.7 / km² 264.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Lucerne Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 14.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Lucerne +28.1% +22.3% +14.5%
Switzerland +30.6% +24.4% +15.8%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Lucerne Median Age

Median Age: 40.5 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Lucerne 40.5 years 39.7 years 41.3 years
Switzerland 41.4 years 40.5 years 42.3 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Lucerne Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 10,322 9,756 20,078
5-9 9,824 9,095 18,919
10-14 11,086 10,727 21,813
15-19 12,344 11,905 24,250
20-24 13,727 13,509 27,237
25-29 14,372 13,787 28,160
30-34 13,409 13,198 26,607
35-39 13,406 13,446 26,853
40-44 15,660 15,718 31,378
45-49 16,700 16,048 32,748
50-54 14,426 13,821 28,248
55-59 11,890 11,524 23,414
60-64 10,660 10,519 21,179
65-69 8,751 9,348 18,099
70-74 6,859 8,097 14,956
75-79 5,576 7,302 12,878
80-84 3,659 5,711 9,371
85 Plus 2,574 5,512 8,087
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Lucerne Population Density

Population Density: 264.0 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Lucerne 394,266 1,493.5 km² 264.0 / km²
Switzerland 8.3 million 41,285 km² 200.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Lucerne Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 14,403 n/a n/a
100 14,418 0% 1
200 14,432 0% 1
300 14,446 0% 1
400 14,461 0% 1
500 14,475 0% 1
600 14,490 0% 1
700 14,504 0% 1
800 14,519 0% 1
900 14,519 0% 0
1000 14,519 0% 0
1100 19,358 2.9% 483
1200 24,198 2.3% 484
1300 38,716 4.8% 1,451
1400 29,037 -2.8% -967
1500 38,716 2.9% 967
1600 48,395 2.3% 967
1700 60,506 2.3% 1,211
1800 82,819 3.2% 2,231
1900 156,494 6.6% 7,367
1910 178,143 13.8% 21,649
1920 188,548 5.8% 10,405
1930 201,563 6.9% 13,015
1940 218,038 8.2% 16,475
1950 236,316 8.4% 18,278
1960 264,314 11.8% 27,998
1970 303,228 14.7% 38,914
1990 322,466 3.1% 9,619
2000 344,476 6.8% 22,010
2020 404,314 8.3% 29,919
2030 423,343 4.7% 19,029
2040 439,160 3.7% 15,817
2050 451,412 2.8% 12,252
2060 459,513 1.8% 8,101
2070 460,996 0.3% 1,483
2080 457,539 -0.7% -3,457
2090 448,622 -1.9% -8,917
2100 432,893 -3.5% -15,729
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Lucerne CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Lucerne 4,625,795 t 11.7 t 3,097 t/km²
Switzerland 96,433,091 t 11.7 t 2,335 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Lucerne Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1901 to 2020)

Average Temp
13.7°C
56.6°F
Average High
19.1°C
66.4°F
Average Low
8.2°C
46.8°F
   Record High Temperature
32.4°C
90.3°F
   Record Low Temperature
-2.0°C
28.4°F
   Average Precipitation
108.5 mm
4.3 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
15.0 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (8)
Flood High (9)
Earthquake Medium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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AR 242.7 km² 52,140 214.8 / km²
Aargau 1,403.4 km² 633,696 451.5 / km²
Appenzell Innerrhoden 172.4 km² 16,114 93.5 / km²
Basel-Landschaft 517.4 km² 281,399 543.9 / km²
Basel-Stadt 36.9 km² 178,104 4,824 / km²
Bern 5,958.1 km² 1.0 million 168.5 / km²
Canton of Geneva 282.5 km² 485,185 1,717 / km²
Canton of Neuchâtel 802.5 km² 175,440 218.6 / km²
Canton of Zurich 1,729 km² 1.5 million 850.0 / km²
Fribourg 1,670.8 km² 302,754 181.2 / km²
Glarus 685.6 km² 38,483 56.1 / km²
Grisons 7,105.3 km² 205,296 28.9 / km²
Jura 838.5 km² 70,849 84.5 / km²
Nidwalden 275.8 km² 42,504 154.1 / km²
Obwalden 490.5 km² 37,621 76.7 / km²
Sankt Gallen 2,002.9 km² 493,474 246.4 / km²
Schaffhausen 300.8 km² 82,021 272.7 / km²
Schwyz 908.1 km² 154,694 170.4 / km²
Solothurn 790.5 km² 261,917 331.3 / km²
Thurgau 1,014 km² 261,357 257.7 / km²
Ticino 2,812.4 km² 349,195 124.2 / km²
Uri 1,076.8 km² 35,964 33.4 / km²
Valais 5,224.2 km² 340,276 65.1 / km²
Vaud 3,211.9 km² 777,046 241.9 / km²
Zug 238.7 km² 120,624 505.3 / km²
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